1924: The Johnson Reed Immigration Act

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Title

1924: The Johnson Reed Immigration Act

Description

Race 2012: A Conversation About Race and Politics in America, a PBS election special. Check local listings.

Claire Jean Kim, Assoc. Prof., Political Science, University of California, Irvine, explains that this act instituted the national origins quota formula which was meant to ensure the northern and western European composition of the United States.

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Race2012pbs
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Date

2012-10-05T00:24:31.000Z

Citation

“1924: The Johnson Reed Immigration Act,” Digital Exhibits, accessed June 17, 2024, http://digitalexhibits.libraries.wsu.edu/items/show/8026.